At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar announced a Charter Amendment for the November 2020 ballot to prohibit the Mayor from appointing declared candidates to the office they’re running for within 90 days of their election.
The path to a more equitable city and a more responsive government is through a stronger democracy, one that gives all people a voice in decisions impacting their lives. It has never been more important for us to invest in strengthening our democracy.
On Sept. 9, SF Supervisor Gordon Mar released aggregated crime victim demographic data for the last six years. The data was provided by the San Francisco Police Department in response to Mar’s formal inquiry to the department for 10 years of data, following a number of high-profile crimes against members of the Chinese community.
District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar’s office discovered an unsettling detail about the crime statistics made available by the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD): They are few and far between.
It’s August, which means the SF Board of Supervisors has ended its Spring legislative season, culminating in the passage of the single most important ordinance we vote on: the City’s $12 billion budget.
At a town hall meeting about traffic safety on July 13, hosted by District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar and the recently formed community group D4ward, Madlen Koteva was on everyone’s minds.
The ADU Incentives program provides a suite of services – including financing – for homeowners to create an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in their single family home.
On July 15, at the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar held a hearing on the Sunlight on Dark Money initiative to address issues of political corruption and financial disclosures in San Francisco politics.
When we invest in walking and biking infrastructure, we’re investing in public health, public safety, placemaking. and the environment.
Thank you Supervisor Mar for your remarks regarding the green required to build our urban canopy and the green required to provide critical city services for working families and small businesses here in D4.
There is much that can be said about public safety and we have been having many of these conversations at City Hall and in the Sunset District over the last month.
Supervisor Gordon Mar has heard concerns from Sunset District residents about several high-profile home invasion robberies and burglaries in the district and is responding by holding a town hall to engage the community in developing solutions.
Paul Kozakiewicz, former publisher and editor of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers, was recognized by the SF Board of Supervisors for his 30-year career in local journalism.
For the tens of thousands of Sunset residents who rely on the N-Judah and L-Taraval streetcars and Muni bus lines, I share your deeply-felt frustration and disappointment with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar has authored a resolution opposing Senator Scott Wiener’s senate bill (SB-50) which would increase zoning density and heights across most of San Francisco without increasing requirements for affordable housing or community benefits unless it is amended to address broad concerns from community members and affordable housing developers.